A coffee exhibition-fair 2015 opened on March 9 in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak as a part of the ongoing fifth Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival 2015, drawing the participation of 235 local and foreign enterprises.

Y BhamEnuol, Vice Chairman of Dak Lak’s People’s Committee, said the companies run over 700 booths at the fair, displaying a wide range of goods from coffee beans to production lines.

This is one of activities to promote Vietnamese coffee brands in general as well as Buon Ma Thuot coffee brands in particular to local and international friends, he said.

The event will last until March 12.

Dak Lak, with Buon Ma Thuot as the capital city, is the largest coffee producer in Vietnam, boasting a coffee-growing area of 204,390 hectares and producing 450,000 tonnes of coffee annually.-VNA